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Lagos Bus Service announces fare hike, to ply BRT corridor

The Lagos Bus Services Limited, LBSL, operator of Marcopolo high-capacity buses, has said it has secured approval of the state government for upward review of fares and right to ply Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, dedicated lane.
Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) may withdraw its services on May 25, due to logistics problems and other issues, an authoritative source disclosed on Friday.

Lagos BRT fares hike unnecessary, wicked – commuters

Some commuters in Lagos State on Friday expressed dissatisfaction over the hike in fares by the Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Bus Rapid Transit in the state.
Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, says his administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a reality.

Lagos: We will make Fourth Mainland Bridge reality

Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, says his administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a reality.

BRT users lament shortage of buses, time spent in queues

Some users of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Friday in Lagos decried a shortage of buses being released for services since the ease of lockdown on May 4.

BRT driver on the run after crushing Businesswoman to death in Lagos

A Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, driver, Collins Nnodi, is on the run after crushing a Lagos businesswoman to death in Ikorodu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Fola Tinubu: No increment in BRT fares, long-distance prioritised

The Chief Executive Officer, Primero Transport Services, Mr Fola Tinubu, has said that there is no increment in the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) fares in Lagos State due to the effect of the COVID-19.

It’s impossible to break-even with 20 passengers per bus – BRT chief

Primero Transport Services Ltd., operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos State, said it is impossible to break-even with the new transport guidelines mandating high-capacity buses to carry only 20 commuters to forestall the spread of COVID-19.
The operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, says it has zero-tolerance for drugs and alcohol use by all its drivers and staff.

Lagos BRT scraps short-distance tickets, to commute 20 passengers per bus

Tinubu, however, said that the company would not issue short-distance tickets as from Monday, saying short-distance commuters that wished to use the service must be ready to pay for the longest distance tickets on their route.
Newly built segregated bus park to ease the flow of traffic at Berger Bus Stop, Iyana Oworo by the Lagos State Government

Lagos rolls out guidelines to operators of motor parks, garages, others

As part of preventive measures against widespread of COVID-19 especially in motor parks, garages and another public transportation-related environment, the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has announced mandatory guidelines for all stakeholders in the public sector to comply with:
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Okada Ban: Accidents reducing in Lagos – deputy governor

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its decision to ban commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) on major roads in Lagos metropolis.

Lagos: No going back on okada, tricycle ban

The Lagos State Government has said it will not yield to pressure to reverse the restriction it placed on operation of commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in some parts of the state.
Some commuters in Lagos State on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the proposed increase of fares by the Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state.

Lagos commuters reject proposed hike in BRT fares

Some commuters in Lagos State on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the proposed increase of fares by the Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state.
Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos, says it is planning an upward review of transport fares across all routes in the state to meet up with current realities.

Lagos BRT operator plans upward review of fares

Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos, says it is planning an upward review of transport fares across all routes in the state to meet up with current realities.
The operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, says it has zero-tolerance for drugs and alcohol use by all its drivers and staff.

Lagos BRT accident: Our firm has zero tolerace for drugs, alcohol – MD

The operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, says it has zero-tolerance for drugs and alcohol use by all its drivers and staff.

Mob attacks lady for allegedly snatching manhood in BRT bus

A yet-to-be-identified young lady on Thursday escaped lynching by an irate mob over alleged snatching of the manhood of three men in a bus belonging to the Bus Rapid Transit scheme at Onipanu Bus Stop in Lagos State.

One dead, scores injured as truck collides with BRT bus in Lagos

At least one person was confirmed dead and scores injured in an auto crash Tuesday, morning, when a truck belonging to Dangote company, had a head-on collision with a 60-seater high capacity Bus Rapid Transit BRT, along Ikorodu Road, Lagos State.

One crushed to death in Lagos auto crash

One person died on Tuesday in an auto crash along Argic bus stop in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
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Babatunde Fashola, Olurunnibe Mamora, others advocate measures to unlock gridlock in Lagos

No amount of innovations introduced can practically solve the myriads of gridlock across Lagos metropolis, unless basic factors are into force.

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